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One day after the head of Trump Entertainment Resorts implored Carl Icahn to keep Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino hotel open, the billionaire agreed Wednesday to do so, the New York Post reported.
Nurse Shauna Trapani's patient was a deadweight - literally - the last time she injured her back at work so badly that she had to miss a day of work.
Dulce de leche is not currently a flavor offered by Philadelphia-based Bassetts Ice Cream Co. "Closest to that is our classic butterscotch vanilla, which has . . . those caramel notes that a dulce de leche does," Bassetts president Michael Strange said Wednesday when asked whether and how his company would serve Cuba if a U.S. plan to reestablish diplomatic ties and expand economic trade after nearly 53 years succeeds.
Clemens Food Group, the Montgomery County pork producer that makes the hot dogs, sausage, pulled pork, and ribs sold at Phillies games, plans to build a $255.7 million pork processing plant in Michigan.
GOBankingRates: As technology advances and criminals get more creative with identity theft practices, new waves of holiday scams are cropping up that can compromise the good cheer of the season. In fact, a 2012 Federal Bureau of Investigation release revealed that shoppers are particularly vulnerable to cyber crimes over the holiday season because victims are likely to let their guards down to help others.
The Street: To make sure your career future isn't compromised by a failed startup, and to increase the chances of hooking up with a future workplace supernova, Bill O'Neil, a principal consultant at Winter Wyman , has a few questions for you to ask to ensure a potential startup is good for your career.
The Street: The ruble has been plummeting. Russia's central bank intervention in October and Tuesday's interest rate hike to 17% did nothing to stop it, but additional efforts on Wednesday by the bank seem to be stemming the tide.
Asian stock markets powered higher Thursday, sweeping aside worries about a flagging global economy after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would to remain "patient" in its approach to raising interest rates.
American Airlines and its pilots union will begin arbitration hearings on March 9, if the two sides do not reach a labor contract before then, the union said in a message on its website.
NEW YORK (AP) - BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones - and most smartphone customers - have embraced touch screens.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy is finally doing better, and the Federal Reserve may be ready to acknowledge that fact.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his administration is taking the cyberattack against Sony studios seriously. He says people should "go to the movies."
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state's largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that exposed sensitive documents and ultimately led to terrorist threats against moviegoers.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three economically distressed counties in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among developers and job-hungry communities.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) - The Belarusian parliament has approved a bill that would allow authorities to shut Internet media if they carry content deemed illegal.
NEW YORK (AP) - Dish is making it easier to watch video from an online rival, Netflix.
Sunscreen may not top many shopping lists this time of year, but stocking up now can keep you from wasting money.
NEW YORK (AP) - Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter?
ATLANTIC CITY - The chief executive of Trump Entertainment Resorts asked billionaire Carl Icahn on Tuesday to keep the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel open well into 2015 while a union challenge to a court-ordered cost-cutting plan plays out.

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